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beth, d. of Rev. George More-Molyneux, of Compton
and Loseley, Surrey : —
Harvey Walter Henry Combe, Gentleman, b. i860 ;
m. 1883, Charlotte Margaret (d. 1915), d. of Rev. Henry
Basil Brooke Wray ; and has issue — Harvey Brian
Combe, Gentleman, b. 1886 [m. , Evelyn Penelope,

d. of Attwood] ; Boyce Molyneux Combe,

Gentleman, b. 1892 ; and Leonara [tn. 19 14, Hew
Paterson, of Whitelaw, Roxburgh]. Res. — Victoria,
British Columbia.
Brig.-Gen. Lionel Combe, C.B.E., late The Cameronians,

served Great War 1914-19,6. 1861 ; m. 1893, Katherine
d. of William Shipp ; and has issue — Lionel Molyneux
Combe, Gentleman, b. 1895. Res. — Leckhampstead
Manor, Berks.

His Honour Sir Ralph Molyneux Combe, Knt.Bach.
(1920), Chief Justice, Nigeria, since 1918, b. 1872; m.
1905, Effie Lee, d. of Henry Melvill Woodhouse ; and
has issue — Barbara Aline [w. 1928, Capt. Geoffrey Martin
Puckridge, Gold Coast Political Service] ; Joan Marv ;
and Effie Molyneux. Res. — Lagos, Nigeria. Clubs—
Oxford and Cambridge.

Sons of Charles Combe, Esquire, J. P. and D.L.
for CO. of Surrey, b. Nov. 183G; d. 1920 ; m. 1861,
Marianne Harriet Catherine {d. 1900), only d. of
Captain Patrick Inglis, Royal Navy : —
Charles Harvey Combe, Gentleman, M.P. for Chertsey
1892-7, b. 1863 ; m. 1922, Dorothy Mabel, d. of Major



Livingstone ; and has issue — Charles Harvey Christian
Combe, Gentleman, b. 1926 ; Anne ; and Rosemary
(twin). Res. — Cobham Park, Surrey ; The Grange,
Bonchurch, Isle of Wight. Clubs — Carlton, Windham's,
Royal Thames Yacht.

Percy Combe, Gentleman, b. 1864 ; tn. 1894, Edyth,
d. of Col. Sir Henry Oldham, Corps of Gentlemen-at-
Arms ; and has issue — Harold Combe, Esq., Capt.
West Surrey Regt., b. 1899 [>». 1928, Sheila Galbraith,
d. of K. C. Macdonald] ; Philip Harvey Combe, Gentle-
man, b. 1900 ; Gerard Combe, Gentleman, b. 1902 ;
John Roland Combe, Gentleman, b. 1906 ; Joyce
Marianne ; and Bryony.

Boyce Haddon Combe, Gentleman, b. 1871.

Harvey Ed\vard Combe, Gentleman, b. 1873 ; m. 1922,
Amy Frances, widow of G. M. A. Rudkin.

Herbert Combe, Esq., D.S.O., Lt.-Col. (ret.) 5th Dra-
goon Gds., formerly Capt. 3rd K.O. Hussars, b. 1878 ;
m. 1908, Amy Kathleen, only d. of G. M. A. Rudkin,
of Teignmouth, Devon ; and has surv. issue — Patrick
Haddon Harvey Combe, Gentleman, b. 1912. Res.—
Parrock Wood, Colman's Hatch, Sussex.

Edgar Combe, Gentleman, b. 1881 ; m. 1924, Mary
Jane Robb, d. of A. Stewart, of Cupar, Fife ; and has
issue — Nelson Edgar Combe, Gentleman, b. 1925 ; and
Rhona Margaret.

Edmond Combe, Gentleman, b. 1884 ; m. 1921, Mar-
garet Delamaine ; and has issue — i son.

Sons of Major-Gen. Boyce Albert Combe, C.B., Col.




14th Hussars, b. 1841 ; d. 1920 ; m. 1871, Helen Edith
{d. 1892), d. of Major-Gen. Lousada Barrow, C.B. : — ■

Harvey Edward Combe, Gentleman, b. 1875 ; m. 1904,
Mabel Peel. Res. — Estancia Belle Vista, Paysandu,

Lieut.-Col. Sydney Boyce Combe, D.S.O., M.C.,
Ind. Staff Corps, b. 1878 ; m. 1920, Grace, d. of G. B
Behrens, of Vron Yw, Denbigh ; and has issue — Bryce
Combe, Gentleman, b. 1921. Res. — Caerfedwen, co.

COMBE (H. Coll.) Ermine, three lions passant in
pale, within a bordiu-e engrailed gules (Combe), impaling
quarterly, i and 6, argent, on a mount in base, a savage
wreathed about the head and middle with oak-leaves,
pointing with his dexter hand to a comet in the dexter
chief point proper, a chief arched azure (Oswald) ;

2. gules, two demi-lions in chief or and a rose in base
argent (Harrison) ; 3. ermine, on a chief indented gules,
three estoiles or (Estcourt) ; 4. sable, a chevron between
three eagles' heads erased or (Beaubois) ; 5. azure, three
leopards' faces in pale or.

Elder surv. dau. of Col. James Williamson (formerly
Oswald), 26th Punjab Inf., b. 1826 ; m. 1862,
Marion Ellen (Mrs. Estcourt-Oswald), only d. and
eventual heiress of Capt. Charnock Ingleby Harrison,
65th N.I. Regt. After his death she resumed the
name of Oswald, and afterwards (R.L. 1914)
assumed the additional name and arms of Est-
court : —
Theodora (Mrs. Kenneth Combe, author of " Chief
of the Staff " and other novels), m. 1898, Lt.-Col. Kenneth
Combe, R.A., who d. 1914, third son of Charles Combe,
Esq., of Cobham Park, Surrey. Res. — Pinkney House,
Colchester. Clubs — Ladies' Army and Navy ; Officers'

COMBE of Strathconon (H. Coll.). Ermine, three lions
passant in pale within a bordure engrailed gules. Mant-
ling' gules and argent. Crest — Out of a crown vallary or,
an arm embowed in armour, the hand gauntletted grasping
a broken tilting-spear proper, around the arm a ribbon argent
and gules. Motto—" Nil timere, nee temere."

Sons of Richard Henry Combe, Esq., J. P. and D.L.,

High Sheriff 1881, />. 1829; d. 1900; w. 1857, Esther

Fanny, third d. of John Hardvvick HoUoway of Gunby,

CO. Lincoln : —

Christian Combe, Esq., Capt. late Royal Horse Guards,

b. 1858 ; m. 1883, Lady jane Seymour Conyngham, third

d. of 3rd Marquess Conyngham, and has issue — (i) Henry

Christian Seymour Combe, Esq., D.S.O., Lt-Col. Royal

Horse Guards (Blue), served with Brit. Exped. Force 1914-
18 (despatches) (wounded) ; i. 1890 [m. 1920, Lady Moira
Estelle Norah, d. of 7th Earl of Clonmell ; and has
issue — Harvey Christian Rupert Peter Combe, Gentleman,
d. 1920; and Audrey Moulie Estelle {J?es. — 36 Cadogan
Square, S.W.i)]; (2) John Frederick Boyce Combe, Esq.,
Capt. nth Hussars, i>. 1S95 ; Winifred Phyllis [m. and,
1922, Hon. Francis Nathaniel Curzon] ; and Gladys Jean.
.Sffl/— Strathconon, Muir of Ord, N.B. J^es. — 46 Belgrave
Square, S.W. Cluds — Marlborough, Turf, Guards'.

Richard Combe, Esq., J.P.Surrey, i. r859 ; m. 1881, Lady
Constance, d. of 3rd Marquess Conyngham ; and has had
issue— George Henry Richard Combe, Gentleman, 6. 1889 ;
killed in action 1916 ; Blanche Esther [m. 1911, Hon.
Francis Needham, M.V.O.]; Constance; Marjorie [w. 1916,
Major A. A. Soames, D.S.O., K.R.R.C.]; and Eileen.
Seai — Pierepont, Surrey. Cluds — Carlton, Boodle's.

Boyce Combe, Esq., Major nth Hussars, fi. 1863; m.
Mabel Tombs; and has issue — Four children. J^es. — Great
Holt, Frensham, Surrey.

John Abdy Combe, Gentleman, i. 1863 ; m. 1894, Edith,
d. of A. J. Robert, of Tile House, Bucks. ; and has issue —
Combe, Gentleman, i. . Res. —

Somerset, Capt. and Hon. Major West Somerset Yeo.
Cav. Born 1854, being the only son of the late Richard
Thomas Combe, Esq. , J. P. and D. L. , High Sheriff 1867, Bar-
rister-at-Law, and Recorder of Langport [who was the
second son of John Maddison of Alvingham, co. Lincoln (by
Elizabeth his wife, dau. of John Andrews, who assumed by
Royal Licence, Dec. 18, 1849, the surname of Combe, in
compliance with the will of Richard Thomas Combe of
Earnshill], by his wife Elizabeth Delicia, dau. of the late
General Sir John Michell, G.C.B. Armorial bearings
(Roy. Lie, 18 Dec. 1849, H. Coll. )— Per pale argent and
or, three lions passant in pale within an orle of mullets
sable. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a morion in front of a dexter arm embowed
in armour, holding a sword proper, and charged with a
pheon sable. Married, 1903, Evelyn, d. of Lt.-Col.
Francis Henry of Elmstree House, co. Glos. ; and has
surv. issue— Robert Tristram Combe, Gentleman, b. 1912 :
and Evelyn Delicia. 5?a/— Earnshill, Curry-Rivell, near
Taunton. Clubs — Carlton, Jun. Carlton.

COMBER (Gtd. 1571, and confd. Vn. Sussex 1634).
Quarterly i and 4, or, a fesse dancett^e gules, between three
estoiles sable (Comber); 2 and 3, argent, a chevron sable,
between three thorn-trees proper (Thornton). Mantling'

gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath or and sable, a
lynx's head couped or, pellet^e.

Son of Rear-Admiral Henry Wandesford Comber,




R.N., of Brotherton House, West Coker, co.
Somerset, d. 1903 ; by ist wife, Maria, d. of Andrew
Comber, of Stand House, co. Lancaster : —
Arthur Wandesford Comber, Gentleman, L.R.C.P.,
M. R.C.S., b. i86i ; m. 1884, Margaret, d, of Rev. Frederick
Walter Giffard, of Woolton, co. Lincoln, and has issue —
Hester. Postal address — c\o Glyn Mills & Co., 3 White-
hall Place, S.W.

Son of Rear-Admiral H. \V. Comber ; by 2nd wife,
Ellen Susan, d. of Capt. John Clements Wickham,
R.N. :—
Henry Cautley Comber, Gentleman, b. 1876. Res. —
Sons of Rev. Charles Thomas Comber, B. A. , Vicar of
.Abbots Bickington, N. Devon; d. 1879; m. Rohesia
Mary, d. of Rev. Frederick Walter Giffard, of Wootton,
CO. Lincoln : —
Charles Thomas Thornton Comber, Gentleman, O. B.E. ,
M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., b. 1864. Res.— 27 Rushey Green,
Catford, S.E.6.

Frederick Walter Comber, Gentleman, b. 1866 ; m.
Susannah Margheriia Lapish, and has issue — Charles
Thomas Wandesforde Comber, Gentleman, b. 1899 ; and
daus. Res. —

Henry Arthur Comber, Gentleman, b. 1874; m. Isabel
Henry. Res. —

George Mervyn Comber, Gentleman, b. 1875 ; m. Lola
Maria Hortense Lapish, and has issue — \\"andesforde
Comber, Gentleman ; Robert Comber, Gentleman ; Bryan
Comber, Gentleman ; Hortensia. Res. —

Charles Proby Cautley Comber, Gentleman, b. 1877 ; m
Juana Maria Buchanan, and has issue — Charles Thomas
Thornton Comber, Gentleman, b. 1905 ; Eric Mervyn
Comber, Gentleman, b. . Res.—

Alan Bryan Comber, Gentleman, b. 1879 ; m. Hilda
Gorst, and has issue — Richard Bryan Comber, Gentleman,
b. 1911 ; Dorothy Rosalind; and Violet Marv Dorothy.
Res. —

Sons of George Mervyn Comber, Comdr. R.N., of
Weston-super-Mare, co. Somerset ; d. 1907 ; w. Julia
Emma McDermott, d. of Edwin Augustus Seagrove,
of Southsea, co. Hants. : —
George Mervyn Augustus Comber, Gentleman, b. i860.

Montague Bryan Comber, Gentleman, b. 1865. Res. —
Aubrev Francis Henry Comber, Gentleman, b. 1867.

Ernest Sidney Comber, Gentleman, b. 1869. Res. —
Sons of Bryan Eyre Coote Comber, cf Anerley, co.
Surrey ; d. 1912 ; m. Isabella Ewbank, d. of Col.
Robert Ewbank Chambers : —
Robert Bryan Wandesford Comber, Gentleman, b. 1866 ;
m. 1905, Faustina Villeguez. Res. — Iquique, Chili.

Walter Macdonald Comber, Gentleman, b. 1871 ; m.

1908, , and has issue — Walter Wandesford

Comber, Gentleman, b. 1909; James Macdonald Comber,
Gentleman, b. 1915. Res. —

Sons of Charles Frederick Comber, b. 1852 ; d. 1897 ;
>». 1876, Josefina, d. of Manuel Tomas Alcade: —
Charles Henry Comber, Gentleman, b. 1877. Res. —
Thomas Arthur Comber, Gentleman, b. 1879. Res. —
William George Comber, Gentleman, A.M.Inst.C.E. , b.
1884. Res.—

Sons of W'illiam Brooke Comber, Gentleman, b. 1859;
d. 1913 ; m. 1893, Sara Valdes of Santiago, Chili : —
George Edward Comber, Gentleman, b. 1904.
Henry Wandesford Comber, Gentleman, b. 1905. Res. —
.Son of Henry Lee Comber, Gentleman, Assist. Dist.
Manager L. and N.-W. Ry. Co., b. i860; d. 1912 ;
. m. 1889, Annie Grace, d. of Capt. Henry Boyes
Johnstone, R.N., of Kirklington : —
Henry Merritt Comber, Gentleman, b. 1892 ; m. 1914,
Laura Eleanor, d. of John Roberts, of Cornwall. Res. —
Eccles, Lanes.

James Rowe Wandesford Comber, Gentleman, General
Manager of Govt. Railways, Sierra Leone, b 1863 ; m.
1902, Alison Shepherd, only d. of Thomas May, F.S.A.
Scot., of Walton Inferior, Lanes. ; and has issue — Thomas
Gordon Comber, Gentleman, (twin), b. 1908; Helen May;
and Alison Faith (twin). Res.—

Frank Preston Comber, Gentleman, General Manager
Cavehill Light Ry. Co., b. 1866 ; m. 1890, Clara Caroline,
d. of William Thompson of Southport ; and has surv.
issue — Robert Henry Johnstone Comber, Gentleman, b.
1905; Clare Henrietta ; and Ena. Res. —

Harold Castleman Comber, Gentl^iman, b. 1873; m.

1904, Mary, only d. of John De Vaynes of Liverpool ; and
has issue. Res. —

Sons of Thomas Denison Comber of Sudbury Lodge,

CO. Middlesex, formerly of Valparaiso, b. 1827; d.

1896 ; M. 1859, Margarita Maxwell, d. of Peter King

of Valparaiso : —

Major Henry Gordon Comber, D.S.O., M.A. (Camb.),

Officer, Order of the Crown of Roumania, and of St.

Stanislaus of Russia, Chev. Legion of Honour and of Order

of Leopold of Belgium, Fellow, Treasurer, and Assistant

Tutor Pembroke College [Motto— " Sapiens dominabitur

astris"], b. 1869. Res. — Pembroke College, Cambridge.

C/ub — Cavendish .

Peter Graham Comber, Gentleman, b. 1874; w. 1904,
Henrietta Catherine, d. of Rev. Charles Randall Bradburne;
and has issue — (i) Thomas Graham Comber, Gentleman,
b. (twin) 1909; (2) Henry Graham Comber, Gentleman, b.
(twin) 1909; Peier Denison Comber, Gentleman, b. 1918 ;
Catherine Margaret ; and Mary Graham. Res. — Shenfield,

Sons of Thomas Comber, of Bahia, b. 1833 ; d. 1907 ;
m. 1875, Lucy Edith, d. of Edward Fenton, of
Pernan.buco (2nd wife) : —
Andrew Comber, Gentleman, b. 1876 ; m. 1904, Ida, d.
of Antonio Silva d' Oliviera, of Pernambuco, and has issue
—.Andrew Thomas Comber, Gentleman, b. 1905 ; Ernest
Comber, Gentleman ; George Comber, Gentleman ; Herbert
Comber, Gentleman ; Lucy Ida ; Hilda Olinda Violet.
Herbert Charles Fenton Comber, Gentleman, b. 1878.
Son of Andrew Peter Comber, Capt. Devonshire Regt.,
b. 1865; d. 1915; m. (2nd w.) 1910, Ethel Anne, d.
of Sydney Francis Garford, of Exmouth, Devon: —
Andrew Stephen Charles Comber, Gentleman, b. 1915.
Sons of Thomas Comber, Esq., of Parkgate, co.
Chester, b. 1837; d. 1902; m. 1866, Annie Baddeley,
d. of Rev. Thomas Sanderson, D.D., Vicar of Grt.
Doddington, co. Northants. : —
Thomas Sanderson Comber, Gentleman, b. 1871.
Robert George Comber, Gentleman, b. 1874 ; tn. 1925,
Beatrice Rosamond Mary, d. of Robert Heath, of Hefterston
Grange, Northwich, Cheshire. Res. — Gresford, co. Den-

Frank Wandesford Comber, Gentleman, b. 1880 ; tn. 1910,

Ferida Mabel, d. of Charles Benjamin Charnaud, of

Constantinople, and has issue — Eileen Agnes Milbah.

Res. — Newlands, Harrowdene Road, Wembley, Middx.

.Sons of Edward Comber, of Hoylake, co. Chester, and

afterwards of Whitchurch, co. Salop, b. 1849 ; d. 1914;

m. 1877, Maud Helena, d. of Major Henry Joseph

Woodhead, of Heathfield and Brighton, co. Sussex: —

Rev. Henry William Comber, M.A., Rector of Handley,

CO. Chester, b. 1879 ; m. 1907, Margaret Edwards, d. of

Rev. Granville Rowe Bailey, Vicar of Golden Hill, co.


Comdr. Thomas Geoffrey Comber, R.N., O. B.E.,
b. 1882 ; m. ist, 1913, Mary Alice (d. 1925), d. of W^illiam
Wright Thornthwaite, of Launceston, Tasmania ; 2nd,
1927, Dorothy Hinde ; and has issue — Edward 'Ihorn-
thwaite Comber, b. 1915. Res. — Spreyton, Tasmania.

Rev. Edward Philip Comber, Vicar of Tilstone, co.
Chester, b. 1884 ; m. 1916, Marion Joan, d. of James
Meymott Etches, of Whitchurch, co. Salop. Res. — Tilstone
Rectory, Chester.

Sons of Edward Comber, Gentleman, of Myddleton

Hall, Warrington, co. Lancaster, by his wife Eleanor,

third d. and coheiress of John Oldham of Pernambuco,

Brazil : —

George Comber, Esq., J. P. cos. Lancaster and Cheshire,

b. 1853; m. 1890, Annie Heap, d. and coheiress of Robert

Kelsall, Esq., of Deeplish Hall, Rochdale, co. Lancaster;

and has surv. issue — Winifred Margaret ; and Helen Muriel

(twin with Winifred Margaret). Seat— Rowley Brow,

Knutsford, co. Chester.

Tohn Comber, Gentleman, b. 1859 ; m. 1891, Ida Caroline
Blanche, dau. of Lieut. -Col. Thomas Faulconer Wisden,
J. P., D. L. , of Broadwater, co. Sussex; and has issue —
John Oldham Comber, Gentleman, Lieut. R.A.F., b. 1898
[m. 1923, Thyra Helen, d. of Rev. Hugh Guy, Rector of
Melton Constable, Norfolk, and has issue — Marguerite
Helen Oldham] ; Ethel Oldham ; and Ida Maud. Res.—
Ashenhurst, Guildford, Surrey.


Viscount, see STAPLETON-




COMPSTON (H. CoU., i8 July 1913). Per chevron
gules and or, in chief two crescents of the last and in base
a stork proper. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a stork proper, holding in the
dexter claw a crescent gules. Motto — " Nee temere nee

Son of Rev. John Compston, Baptist Minister,
b. \ d. ; w. , Catherine Dean : —

John Albert Compston, Esq., K.C., of the Middle
Temple, Barrister-at-Law, Recorder of Leeds, b. 1862 ; m.
1884, Kate, d. of G. G. Denham of Leeds ; and has surv.
issue — Gerald Edmonds Compston, Gentleman, Solicitor,
b. 1885 [m. 1910, Miriam Mary, d. of Rev. Wallace
Pettman, and has issue — Tim Compston, Gentleman,
b. ; Dennis Compston, Gentleman, b. ; Guy

Compston, Gentleman, b. ]; Elsie Mary ; Kate Ger-
trude ; and Marjorie Hester. Res. — Southcroft, West-
gate-on-Sea ; 3 Hare Court, Temple, E.C.3.

COMPTON (Arms augmented by R.L., 7 Nov. 1512).
Sable, a lion passant guardant or, between three esquires'
helmets argent. Mantling sable and or. Crests — i. on a
wreath of the colours, upon a mount, a beacon fired proper,
a ribbon inscribed with the words, " Nisi Dominus" ; 2. (of
augmentation) out of a coronet or, a demi-dragon gules.
Motto — " Je ne cherche que ung."

Son of Most Hon. William George Spencer Scott
Compton, 5th Marquess of Northampton, D. L. , M.P.
for S.W.Warwickshire 1885-6 and for Barnsley 1889-97,
b. 1851 ; d. 1913; m. 1884, Hon. Mary Florence Baring
[d. 1902), d. and h. of 2nd Lord Ashburton : —
Most Hon. William Bingham Compton, D.S.O., 6th
Marquess of Northampton, Earl Compton and Baron
Wilmington (7 Sept. 1812), 13th Earl of Northampton (2
Aug. 1618), Lieut. Northants. Imp. Yeo. [Supporters—
De.xter, a dragon ermine, ducally gorged and chained or ;
sinister, a unicorn argent, horned, maned, hoofed, and
tufted sable], b. 1885; m. 1921, Lady Emma Margery
Thynne, d.of 5th Marquess of Bath. Seats — Castle Ashby,
nr. Northampton; Compton Wynyates, Kineton, Warwick-
shire ; Lochluichart Lodge, Dingwall.

Sons of Lord Alwyne Frederick Compton, D S.O. ,
M.P. , D.L., Lt.-Col. Beds. Imp. Yeo., late Lieut. loth
Hussars and Gren. Gds. , b. 1855; d. 1911 ; m. 1886,
Mary Evelyn Violet (see Compton-Vyner), d. of Robert
Charles de Grey Vyner of Gautby Hall : —
Edward Robert Francis Compton, Esq. (for whom King
Edward VII was sponsor), D. L. co. York, Capt. late R.
Scots Greys, served Great War (despatches), b. 1891 ; m.
igi8, Sylvia, d. of Alexander Haldane Farquharson of
Invercauld ; and has issue — Alwyne Arthur Compton,
Gentleman, b. 1919 ; Robert Edward John Compton, Gentle-
man, b. 1923 ; and Mary. Res. — Newby Hall, Ripen.
Clubs— White.' s, Bath.

Clare George Vyner, Cadet R.N. (assumed by R. L. , 30
March 1912, the surname and arms of Vyner) (q.v.).

Youngest son of 4th Marquess of Northampton, b.

1818; d. 1897; m. 1844, Elizabeth [d. 1877), d. of

Adm. Hon. Sir George Elliot. K.C.B. : —

Lord Douglas James Cecil Compton, C.B.E., Col. (ret.),

late Lt.-Col. comdg. 9th Lancers, served in S. Africa

1899-1902 ; and Great War 1915-19, b. 1865; m. 1917,

Dollie, d. of M. Woolfe, Esq. Res. — Villa Fan, Biskra,


COMPTON. Argent, a fesse nebuly sable, between two
esquires' helmets proper, a chief gules, thereon a beacon
fired of the third, between two lions' heads erased of the
first. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — Upon a
wreath of the colours, in front of a beacon fired, a lion
couchant, supporting with the forepaw an esquire's helmet
all proper. Motto — " Nisi Dominus."

Sons of George Compton, b. ; d. ; m. ,

Jane Alice, d. of George Brooker : —

Henry James Compton, Gentleman, b. 1845 ; ;«. ;

and has issue. Res. —

George William Compton, Gentleman, /'. 1847; ?n. 1883,
Rosina, d. of William Richard Lock Vicary ; and has had
issue — (i) Albert George William Compton, Gentleman,
M.C., b. 1885 [m. 1915, Ethel, d. of the late Henry
Burgess ; and has issue — John Cyril Compton, Gentleman,
b. 1917; Jocelin Hugh Compton, Gentleman, b, 1926 ; and
Barbara Joan] ; (2) Sidney Ernest Vicarv Compton, Gentle-
man, b. 1894; (3) Cyril Henry Compton, Gentleman, b.

i8g6; killed in action 1916 ; Maud Alice; and Irene
Rosina. Res. — Lancelyn, Silwood Road.Rondebosch, Cape

of Good Hope. Post. add. — Kimberley, South Africa.
Club — Kimberley (Kimberley, S. Africa).

Arthur Ernest Compton, Gentleman, b. 1851. Res. —

COMPTON-BRACEBRIDGE of Atherstone Hall (R.L.,
18 May 1908; Gt. and exemp. 21 June 1916 ; [H.
Coll.). Quarterly, i and 4, vair argent and sable, a
fesse gules (for Braceb ridge) ; 2. sable a lion passant
guardant or, between three closed helmets argent,
charged (for distinction) with a canton of the second
(for Compton) ; 3. per pale gules and argent, three
lions rampant, counterchanged within a bordure ermine
(for Willis). Mantling sable and argent. Crests —
I. A demi-dragon erased gules, the body encircled by a
ducal coronet or and charged on the shoulder (for dis-
tinction) with a cross crosslet argent (for Compton) ; 2. a
ragged staff erect or (for Bracebridge) ; 3. two lion's
gambs erased, that to the dexter argent and that to
the sinister gules, holding a stirrup-iron or (for Willis).
Motto—" Be as God will."

Only son of Rev. Berdmore Compton, of Atherstone

Hall, CO. Warwick, Preb. of St. Paul's, b. 1820 ;

d. 1908; m. 1851, Agnes Priscilla, d. of Andrew

Drummond and Lady EmUy Percy : —
John Edward Compton-Bracebridge, Esq., b. 1859,
assumed by R.L. 1908, the additional surname of Brace-
bridge ; m. 1882, Annie Louisa, d. of James Easton, of
37 Norfolk Square, W., and has had issue— (i) Charles
Compton-Bracebridge, Gentleman, b. 1883; d. 1924;
(2) Rev. James Compton-Bracebridge, Clerk in Holy
Orders, b. 1888 [m. 1915, Gwendoline, d. of F. Kinneir,
and has issue — John Compton-Bracebridge, Gentleman,
b. 1917; Diana] ; Margaret [m. 1923, Richard Hanmer] ;
Mary [m. 1921, Capt. J. Steuart]. Seat — Atherstone
Hall, Atherstone, co. Warwick.

2nd Bart., late Capt. and Hon. Major Prince cf Wales' Own
Norfolk Royal Field Reserve Artillery, Capt. Reserve of
Officers, J. P. for Suffolk and O.xon. Born Aug. 2, 1868,
second but onlv surviving son of the late Sir Thomas Thorn-
hill, Bart., and Katherine Edith Isabella, only child of
Richard Hodgson Huntly of Carham Hall, Northumberland.




Armorial bearings(R.L.i9oi)— Quarterly, iand4, perpale
gules and ar;^ent, two bars gemelles counterclianged, on a
chief ermine, a tieur-de-lys between two roses ot the first
(Thornhill, 1885) ; 2 and 3, per pale indented sable and
azure, a lion passant guardant or, gult(5e-de-sang, between in
chief two helmets and in base a beacon tired proper (Comp-
ton, 1901), the escutcheon being charged with his badge of
Ulster as a Baronet. Mantling gules and argent. Crests
— (i) On a wreath of the colours, in hont of a woman's
head couped at the shoulders, vested gules, criiied, and on
the head a crown vallary or, and issuing from the crown five
ihorn-leaves erect proper, three fleur-de-lys or (Thornhill) ;
(2) on a wreath of the colours, on a rock, a beacon fired, in
front thereof a helmet all proper (Compton). Motto — " Be
fast." Married, Sept. 2, 1891, Ethel Margaret Maria, only
dau. of Lieut. -Col. Miller of Shotover, Oxon. ; and has
liad /sswe -Richard Anthony Compton-Thornhill, Esq.,
Lieui. Scots Guards, b. June 29, 1892, killed in France in the
European War 1914. Seat — Barham Hall, Ipswich.
Clubs — Bachelors' ; Arthur's. I

COMPTON-VYNER (R.L. 30 Sept. 1915). On a
lozenge of the arms of Compton, an inescutcheon
Quarterly, i and 4, azure, a bend or, on a chief argent a
sal tire engrailed gules between two Cornish choughs
proper (for Vyner) ; 2 and 3, sable, a lion passant
guardant or, between three esquires' helmets argent (for

Eld. dau. of the late Robert Charles de Grey Vyner,
Esq., D.L. of Gautby Hall, co. Lincoln, and Newby
Hall, Yorks., b. 1842 ; d. 1915 ; m. 1865, Eleanor
Margaret, d of Rev. Slingsby Buncombe Shafto : —
Mary Evelyn, m. 1886, Lord Alwyne Frederick
Compton, D.S.O. {d. 1911), 3rd son of 4th Marquess of
Northampton. She assumed by R.L. 1915, the addi-
tional surname and arms of Vyner. Seats — Chilton,
Steventon, Berks. ; Newby Hall, Ripon, Yorks.

CON.\CHER (L.O., 1894). Or, on a fesse, between
two boars' heads in chief and a cross couped in base
gules, three fieurs-de-lys of the field. Mantling gules,
doubled or. Crest — Upon a wreath of his liveries, a
falcon rising azure. Motto — " Audacter et velociter."

Eld. son of John Conacher, Esq., formerly Lieut. -Col.

in the Engineer and Railway Vol. Staff Corps, late

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